AMD | AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION
EARLY DETECTION IS KEY

KNOW THE FACTS ABOUT AMD:
  • For adults over age 60, AMD is a leading cause of severe vision loss 
  • Occurs when portion of the retina, known as the macula, deteriorates
  • Early signs: dim, blurry spot in the middle of your vision and may increase in size and become darker as the condition progresses
  • There is no cure for AMD but treatments are available to slow the progression of the disease

Everyone is at Risk, Especially:

  • Caucasians over the age of 50
  • Anyone with a family history of AMD
  • Anyone with light-colored eyes
  • Diabetics
  • Lifestyle factors including smoking, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and obesity
IF YOU OR A LOVED ONE MAY BE AT RISK FOR AMD, PLEASE SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT TODAY!